130 The Decade: Influential Events That Shape Our Future

Monday, March 22, 2010: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Centennial Ballroom (Hyatt Regency Atlanta)
CME Credits: 1
Type: Oral
Summary: This session will review some of the outbreak and non-outbreak events that have played a key role in shaping healthcare epidemiology over the past decade and will look ahead at the events that might shape the field in the next decade.
Learning Objectives:
Denise Cardo, MD and Daniel Diekema, MD
10:30 AM
Influential HAI Outbreaks of the Past Decade
Arjun Srinivasan, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
11:00 AM
Events That Have Shaped Healthcare Epidemiology in the Past Decade
Neil Fishman, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
11:30 AM
Healthcare Epidemiology - Looking Back, Moving Forward
Julie L. Gerberding, MD, Merck Vaccines, West Point, PA and Former Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention